Objective analysis for the highest-stakes disputes
We have significant experience assisting our clients with failure analysis, international arbitration, product liability, toxic tort, natural resource damage assessments (NRDA), intellectual property, construction defects, contract and patent disputes, personal and premises liability, personal injury, and matters involving agencies such as OSHA, NTSB, EPA, CPSC, and the FDA.
We have testified in state and federal courts across the United States, and in multiple international arbitration, mediation, and intellectual property courts, and other jurisdictions as part of high-profile matters.
engineering analysis , quantum analysis , delay analysis
Why Did an Automated Manufacturing Machinery Fail to Achieve Performance Requirements?
A dispute between a designer of automation machinery and a manufacturer of cargo shipping containers resulted in international arbitration.
What Can We Help You Solve?
When you need an objective understanding of what happened or what went wrong, Exponent can assemble a multidisciplinary team to address your questions, leveraging cross-industry expertise and over 50 years' experience in failure analysis.
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Clear Answers for Complex Global Disputes
Exponent's international arbitration experts provide clients with everything necessary to navigate tough, intricate technical disputes in legal forums around the world. Our engineering insights are coupled with a unique ability to convey information clearly for lay audiences — and nowhere else will you find the depth and breadth of multidisciplinary expertise required to seamlessly answer questions involving complex machinery, systems, and construction projects across multiple industries.
In the months following the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Exponent was retained to conduct a detailed and extensive study of the collapse for each tower and analyze damage to the sub-grade mechanical, electrical, and plumbing infrastructure. And this is just one example of our high-profile, high-stakes work. Over the past 50+ years, we've investigated some of the most well-known disasters and catastrophes around the world.
Storytelling Tools That Power Innovation
Exponent's in-house Visual Communication team supports the work of our experts by creating scientifically accurate animation, graphics, photography, video, laser scanning, and 3D printing. These tools help our clients and their audiences gain a deeper understanding of the technologies they're exploring.
Best-in-Class Facilities Meet World-Class Experts
Our multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers at Exponent facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia are uniquely positioned to provide rapid response, onsite inspections, bespoke testing, and unparalleled scientific analysis, data, and research.